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Seeing an opportunity to sell more microchips, Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corp. is planning to expand its footprint in the global smart grid market, says a new report from Bloomberg.

According to the report, Intel will focus its efforts on smart grid microprocessors.

Bloomberg notes the company has two partnerships in place. Intel will cooperate with France's Alstom SA on smart grid development and help Germany's EON SE integrate renewables onto the nation's transmission network.


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